What are cookies?
Cookies are small alphanumeric files that are stored and recorded on a computer system through an Internet browser. This can be done for a number of reasons.
These cookies are needed for the working of the website and cannot be turned off. Essential cookies are usually placed on devices of users in response to their actions, for example when they choose privacy preferences, log into a website and/or complete forms. Users can set their browser to block essential cookies, but this will cause some parts of the website to stop working.
These cookies allow the website to provide improved functionality and personalisation. If users do not allow use of functionality cookies, some or all of these services might stop working correctly. Disabling functionality cookies can restrict users’ ability to browse the website and take advantage of its features.
These cookies allow the website to count visits and sources of traffic to measure and improve website performance, for example by recording which pages are more or less used and visitor behaviour. Performance cookies collect data for the purposes of data aggregation and anonymisation.
Advertising and targeting cookies
These cookies are used by the website’s advertising partners. Advertising and targeting cookies are specifically designed to collect information to enable user-relevant advertising to be displayed. Advertising and targeting cookies are in fact used to build a profile of users’ interests and show them relevant advertising on other websites. These cookies do not record personal data directly but identify the internet browser and device. Users who do not allow use of these cookies will see less targeted advertising.
Advertising and targeting cookies used on this website are listed below:
Cookie consent mechanism
How to accept cookies
On first visiting the website, users will see a banner allowing them to accept cookie use. This banner will disappear as soon as users have expressly accepted or refused cookies. Users can choose not to allow any type of cookies by clicking on the titles of the various categories for further information and to change settings. Blocking some types of cookies can however affect users’ experience of the website and the services it can offer them. Users’ consent is tracked and recorded to facilitate their next visit to the website. Users can in any event withdraw previously given consent in whole or in part.
Users can manage their cookie preferences using their browser settings in:
Users can visit the following websites to obtain further information:
Turning cookies off
Users can turn cookies off using the cookie consent banner or by changing their browser settings. All main browsers allow users to configure their settings to turn cookies off.
Users can contact the website for any cookie-related queries by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org